Why it's harder to earn more than your parents | The Economist

Why it’s harder to earn more than your parents | The Economist

In the 21st century it’s got harder to earn more than your parents and to climb the social ladder. What’s gone wrong, and what can be done to change this? Film supported by @Mishcon de Reya LLP 00:00 – Why…

How to manage a megacity | The Economist

How to manage a megacity | The Economist

By 2050, 6 billion people could be living in cities. How should the challenges caused by rapid urbanization be handled in the world ahead? Film supported by @Mission Winnow 00:00 – What are megacities? 01:01 – The problem with megacities…

Is it time to go back to the office? | The Economist

Is it time to go back to the office? | The Economist

Has the working-from-home revolution been good for productivity? Or is it time for office workers to go back to the office? 00:00 – How have our panellists’ working lives changed? 01:54 – Do employees and employers have different opinions? 03:40…

How economic policy can help the world recover | The Economist

How economic policy can help the world recover | The Economist

Economic recovery from covid-19 is deeply uneven around the world. Our experts answer your questions about the problems facing the world economy and the actions governments could take. 00:00 – The problems with the global economy 00:34 – Will there…

How to cool a warming world | The Economist

How to cool a warming world | The Economist

The warmer it gets, the more people use air conditioning—but the more people use air conditioning, the warmer it gets. Is there any way out of this trap? 00:00: What’s the cooling conundrum? 01:05: The pros and cons of AC…

Russia: how Putin is silencing his opponents | The Economist

Russia: how Putin is silencing his opponents | The Economist

In Russia, repression is on the rise as Vladimir Putin seeks to crush any form of dissent. From eliminating the opposition—including his main rival, Alexei Navalny—to controlling the courts and purging Russia of free speech, Putin is deploying a wider…

Brian Cox: Why Succession struck a chord | The Economist

Brian Cox: Why Succession struck a chord | The Economist

Brian Cox of HBO’s “Succession” reveals what it’s like to play the tyrannical media mogul and patriarch Logan Roy, and why the show struck such a chord in Trump’s America. 00:00 – The success of “Succession” 00:50 – Brian Cox’s…

See what three degrees of global warming looks like | The Economist

See what three degrees of global warming looks like | The Economist

If global temperatures rise three degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, the results would be catastrophic. It’s an entirely plausible scenario, and this film shows you what it would look like. 00:00 – What will a 3°C world look like? 00:57…

What’s the future of food? | The Economist

What’s the future of food? | The Economist

Over one-third of greenhouse-gas emissions come from food production. For a greener future, this urgently needs to change. What’s the future of food in a more sustainable world? Our experts answer your questions. This film is supported by @Infosys -…

The hidden cost of black hair | The Economist

The hidden cost of black hair | The Economist

Hair is an important part of black women’s identity, but throughout history it has also been a target of oppression. What is the true cost of having black hair? 00:00 – What does your hair mean to you? 01:17 -…

Business: go woke or go broke? | The Economist

Business: go woke or go broke? | The Economist

Today consumers want to buy more sustainable products, employees want to work for firms that share their values, and in the investment world, ESG funds are all the rage. How are companies responding to these shifting demands and can businesses…

Who should fix climate change? | The Economist

Who should fix climate change? | The Economist

This is an excerpt from a longer event, exclusive to Economist subscribers. To watch this event in full or join a live discussion, go to the subscriber-events hub—you’ll just have to subscribe to The Economist if you haven’t already. 00:00…